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dc.creatorMeadows, Niram John
dc.date.accessioned2021-04-15T19:06:20Z
dc.date.available2021-04-15T19:06:20Z
dc.date.issued1944-09-15
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.tcu.edu/handle/116099117/44372
dc.descriptionLetter from Lt. N.J. Meadows to Amon Carter regarding Amon, Jr.'s health and status from a former prisoner of war along with photos of the funeral of Capt. Torrence at Oflag 64.
dc.format.medium4x6 paper
dc.relationAmon G. Carter Papers (MS 014)
dc.rightsPrior written permission from TCU Special Collections required to use any document or photograph
dc.sourceBox 146, POW M Misc 1944, Item 040
dc.subjectPrisoners of war
dc.subjectCarter, Amon G., Jr.
dc.titleLetter and photos re: Amon, Jr.
dc.typeDocument
dc.description.transcriptionDear Mr. Carter: When I left Oflag 64, the last few days in July to be repatriated your son Amon Jr asked me to write you and send you the enclosed pictures of camp friends and fellow Texans, and pictres taken of Capt. Torrence funera. I am sure tat since it took us so long to get out of Germany after they moved us from 64, that you have gotten latter news from Amon than I will be able to give you. When we left, he was in good health as far as I could tell, at least he is getting fat again. He and I were in the same room at the hospital in Rottenburg right after we got into Germy. He had yellow jaundice at the time and looked rather bad. We all looked bad then. As our living conditions improved, or as we got more accustomed to them, he began to look better and now looks almost like his former pictures. He has a very nice job in the camp and that surely does help to make the time pass more quickly. In case he hasn't told you, he is in charge of the recieipt and rerouting private parcels that come into the camp. This job requries that he get out once or twice per week and go down the the station. Amon asked me to tell you that he would like very much to ramain over inEurope for a while after the war for a while in the Army of Occupation if it could be managed. He said that he didn't know if you would approve or not, and he can't very well write to you about it from camp. You ma either approve or disapprove by sayiing that you have heard from me and that you approve or diissaprove the occurpation and he will know what you are talkinga bout. He says that he would like to see some of Europe from something besides a Bozear or from behind barbed wire. If there is anything, Sir, that you think I might be able to tell you about how Amon is getting along that he hasn't or can't tell you, I would be very glad to answer them as far as I am allowed. Yours Truly, Lt. M.J. Meadows


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  • Amon G. Carter, Sr. Collection [18924]
    The Amon G. Carter Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspapers, scrapbooks, and artifacts. The papers document the history of Fort Worth and the Southwest, as well as Carter's personal and business interests.

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